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Cabin Keeper, Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness - British


The store cabins in the dockyard contain an assortment of stores for the current service, and are placed under the charge of the master shipwright or the master attendant, according to the nature of the stores which are placed in them. To each of these inferior store rooms is appointed a cabin keeper, who is charged by the storekeeper with the quantities of the several articles delivered to him, an account of which is entered in his supplybook; and the articles delivered by him on a note from the superior officers of the yard, are entered in his expense book; and once aweek these books are compared by the superior officer of the department under which the cabin is placed, to see that no waste or embezzlement may have taken place. The cabin keeper being an officer of trust, is required to give bond, with a respectable security, in the sum of £200, for the due and faithful execution of his office.


 

Date fromDate toHolderSource
1795/04/071803/09/30
Robert WyeattBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1764-1819
ADM 29/8
1804/01/091822/04/18
James RaynerBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1767-1822
ADM 29/8
1807/08/141821/03/31
William MartinBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776-1821

Cabin Keeper to Mastmakers

ADM 29/8
1814/06/131814/06/30
James HoughtonBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1771-1822

Rated Acting Cabin Keeper

ADM 29/8
1814/08/031822/04/18
James HoughtonBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1771-1822
ADM 29/8

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